Flashcards in Personal Survival and Survival Craft Deck (24)
A seasick person may lose heat rapidly if he is inactive.
Experience has shown that certain vital actions must be taken as soon as possible to maximise the chances of survival. In what order do we have these four key words?
Marshal – Stream – Close – Maintain
Hand flares can reach an altitude of about 300 meters and burn for more than 40 seconds
If you have to abandon the ship. How do you know what to do with the lifeboat?
You have participated in both familiarization tour and drill
In the lifeboat you have some detection equipment already on board, what is it you have to bring with you from the bridge?
SART and portable VHF radios
Is there any First Aid kit onboard the lifeboat?
It is not necessary to use the seat belt in the lifeboat if there is no wind and the sea is calm
The EPIRB is usually located on the bridge deck.
The three main causes of death among people in distress are?
Exposure to cold, dehydration and drinking sea water
There are at least three portable VHF radios on board your ship. Why do you have them, and where are they located?
They are for emergency use and are located on the bridge, but can be used for work operations if there are separate batteries for emergency use and work operations located on the bridge.
There are only three litres of drinking water on board the lifeboat so you must not use any of it for at least one or two days.
There is oil burning on the sea at the ships side. You are the lifeboat commander and what is the first thing you do?
You check directions to a safe area
What do we not find in a lifeboat?
What does this symbol mean?
What is a “man over board” buoy?
A lifebuoy with a distress light and a smoke signal
What is the most important quality when you should stay alive in distress?
Hope and staying power combined with training in emergency procedures
When abandoning the ship, what is the first thing you do?
You put on warm clothes, immersion suits, lifejacket and go to your muster station.
When you have to board a life raft, it is better to jump in the water, instead of jumping into the raft.
Where do we find the pyrotechnic equipment?
In the lifeboat, life raft and in a locker on the bridge
Where do you find your lifejacket on board?
In your cabin or the bridge n boxes near the mustering station
Why do we have muster and embarkation stations?
So you know where to meet if an alarm is sounding
So you can meet at a place that is good for preparing yourself and the equipment for handling a potential hazard on board the ship
So you have a place to meet if there is a potential hazard on board the ship
Why should you let the guideline touch the sea or the ship before you grab the line?
You could be electrocuted
You should not abandon the ship until ordered to do so.